Best STDs/STIs Testing and Treatment Services in Jakarta
Having a little bit of fun late at night with someone you fancy at the bar is an understandable activity, moreover in the city like Jakarta. While that’s cool, it doesn’t mean that it has to be a worrisome thing to think about days after. Especially after you feel something itching and a burning sensation down under, it might be a sign you’d have to go to a health clinic that provides STD/STI testing and treatments in Jakarta.
What is STDs/STIs?
According to Medlineplus, Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections that are passed from one person to another through sexual contact or activities, including sexual intercourse, some STIs are also spread through oral sex and other sexual activity. Ejaculation does not have to occur for an STI to pass from person to person. The causes of STDs are bacteria, parasites, and viruses.
Types of STDs/STIs an Symptoms
Here are the types of STDs/STIs that you can find:
- Genital warts
- Genital herpes
- Pubic lice
- HPV (human papillomavirus)
- lymphogranuloma venereum
- granuloma inguinale
- molluscum contagiosum
The symptoms for each STDs/STIs are different, but some common symptoms that you can spot are:
- pain or discomfort during sex or urination
- sores, bumps, or rashes on or around the penis/vagina, anus, buttocks, thighs, or mouth
- unusual discharge or bleeding from the penis/vagina
If you’re experiencing some of these symptoms, it might be best to get it checked before it gets any worse. Don’t worry, some of these STDs/STIs are curable. So, here are a few health clinics that provide STDs/STIs testing and treatments in Jakarta.
Arguably one of the best and cheapest place for the occasion, Angsamerah specializes in sexual and reproductive health. Angsamerah is also known to have high-quality procedures on STDs/STIs testing and treatments despite its cheap pricing. It has two clinics, one in Menteng’s Johar street, and the other in Fatmawati.
Price: 100.000/75.000 for new/ returning patient administration fee, 75.000 for an HIV test, 190.000 for Shypillis rapid diagnosis, 370.000 for HIV, Syphilis, Urethral Discharge test full package
Waiting time: ½ to 1 hour after the test
Contact: (021) 3160251
Address: Jl. Johar No.6A, RT.18/RW.6, Kb. Sirih, Kec. Menteng, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10340
Opening Hours: 09.00 – 21.00 (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday), 09.00 – 17.00 (Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday)
2. Rumah Sakit St. Carolus
This public hospital provides free services for patients wanting to check for STDs such as syphilis, gonorrhea, and HIV. The services are free for Indonesians and expats alike. You will usually need to pay for chlamydia but it depends on your appointment. You would have to wait for some time in a busy day.
Price: Free (for syphilis, gonorrhea, and HIV tests only)
Waiting time: 1 hour after the test
Contact: (021) 3904441
Address: Jl. Salemba Raya No.41, RT.3/RW.5, Paseban, Kec. Senen, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10440
Opening Hours: 24 Hours (Every day)
As one of the biggest clinics chain in Jakarta, STD/STI-related worries are easily extinguished if you’re near one of its clinics. Prodia is also available in every major Indonesian city. Other Prodia clinics in Jakarta are in Jl. Gunawarman South Jakarta, Jl. Danau Sunter Utara North Jakarta, and many more.
Price: Rp 727.000 for IGG or IGM Chlamydia test, Rp 318.000 for IGM II Herpes test, Rp 352.000 for IGM I Herpes test, Rp 391.000 for HIV test, but be sure to bring a doctor’s note for HIV test.
Waiting time: 3 working days
Address: Prodia Tower, 5, Jl. Kramat Raya No.150, RT.5/RW.1, Kenari, Kec. Senen, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10430
Opening hours: 06.00 – 20.00 (Monday-Friday), 06.00 – 18.00 (Saturday), 07.00 – 13.00 (Sunday)
4. Bio Medika
Cited as the closest alternative to Angsamerah, Bio Medika is a bit expensive but it has multiple locations in Jakarta. A bit more expensive than Angsamerah, but relatively more accessible as it is available at multiple locations. Bio Medika is available at Central, South, West, and North Jakarta.
Price: Rp 382.500 for HIV tests, no doctor’s note needed, Rp 555.000 for Chlamydia IGG/IGM tests, and Rp 305.000 for Herpes test, and a doctor’s note is needed for the last two
Waiting time: The results will come out on the same day as the test
Contact: (021) 62307961
Address: Jl. Raya Mangga Besar No.117, RT.1/RW.1, Mangga Dua Sel., Kecamatan Sawah Besar, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10730
Opening Hours: 06.00 – 21.00 (Monday-Saturday)
5. Global Doctor
This clinic, located in Kemang is especially popular for expats to visit. They also handle treatments other than STD/STIs like flu vaccines.
Price: Rp 543.000 or Rp 1.121.000 for HIV tests, depending on the type, Rp 543.000 for Chlamydia test, Syphilis (TPHA): Rp 184.000, Syphilis (VDRL): Rp 115.000
Waiting time: Same day if you visit before 10, except Chlamydia tests because they are only available Tuesday
Contact: +62-21-8004307 (regular) / +6221-7194565 (after hours call)
Address: Jalan Kayu Manis 21a, Condet – Balekambang, Jakarta Timur 13530, Indonesia
Opening hours: 08.00 – 17.00 (Monday-Friday), closes at Holidays
6. Lab Klinik Gunung Sahari
This clinic is known as one of the cheapest places to have STDs/STIs testing service in Jakarta, they don’t really provide STDs/STIs treatments. It has various locations in Jakarta.
Price: Rp 260.000 for HIV tests, Rp 990.000 for Chlamydia
Waiting time: On the same day for HIV tests, it can be on the same day for Chlamydia tests if you come before 2 pm since they only process them on Tuesdays
Contact: (021) 4203744
Address: Jalan Gunung Sahari Raya 51 A/3, RT.1/RW.1, Jakarta Pusat, RT.4/RW.9, RT.1/RW.1, Gn. Sahari Sel., Kec. Kemayoran, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10610
Opening Hours: 06.00 – 20.00 (Monday-Friday)
7. International SOS
International SOS is a health clinic that provides many health solutions, one of them are STDs/STIs testing, which is located in Cipete, Jakarta. Expats who go to this clinic are usually the ones that are given the recommendation by their employer. While they arguably have high standards, they are also quite expensive compared to other options on this list.
Price: Rp 550.000 for HIV test, Rp 500.000 and Rp 1.100.000 for Chlamydia screening, and Rp 1.500.000 for Herpes test, based on a doctor’s recommendation
Waiting time: 5-7 days after the test
Contact: (021) 7505973
Address: SOS Medika Cipete Clinic, Jalan Puri Sakti No. 12, Cipete – Antasari
Opening hours: 08.00 – 18.00 (Monday-Friday), 08.00 – 14.00 (Saturday)
There you have the best health clinics for STDs/STIs testing and treatments in Jakarta. Don’t forget to bookmark this page just to be sure next time you or your friends might need to check-up. Still, you should always have protection at the ready, just to be safe. Because if you can’t be good, just try to be safe, people!